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Homework Help: Assignment question, root, Intermediate Value Theorem

  1. Feb 12, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Prove that Prove that the equation has at least one positive real root, using the Intermediate Value Theorem on an appropriate function.

    3 arctan(2x-1)=cos^2(x-(∏/6)) + 1

    2. Relevant equations

    No clue

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I honestly speaking have no clue how to even start on this question, I have studied the text but my brain right now is just no functioning. I recently got diagnosed with ADHD and recentlyu started the medication (2days ago) so my head is a little sluggish and fatigued. Math is a bit of a thinking game, and this question is very detrimental for me to get. If someone can answer this/ or help me answer this it would be highly appreciated.
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2012
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  3. Feb 12, 2012 #2


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    What does the Intermediate Value Theorem state ?
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